In this latest AAN report Afghanistan scholar Antonio Giustozzi explores the deeply political and contentious history of education in Afghanistan.
The report discusses the development of state education over the last 90 years in the context of nation-building, and touches on a series of crucial issues, including the role of religion; the priority of government concerns over community concerns; the importance attributed to universal education; the weight placed on female education; and the use of the curricula for the purpose of indoctrination.
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This article was last updated on 9 Mar 2020